Textile sample

Japanese
Late Edo period or early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

20.3 x 18.1 cm (8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.286

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), embroidered (shishû)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of a crane in embroidered in white silk and a tortoise embroidered in gold-wrapped thread on a reddish-orange ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection